Question about Amana 22.6 cu. ft. Side-By-Side Refrigerator with FrontFill Ice and Water
Have a 1999 Amana Side by Side, Model SX23VW, no water or ice dispensor on outside. Only auto ice cube maker inside. Keep a thermometer inside freezer, about a month ago noticed the temp was 40 degrees F. Turned off the unit, made sure everything was clean under and in back of unit, nothing there. Turned unit back on freezer temp cooled to 0 degrees F within a day temp was back to 40 F and has been there since.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There are 2 possible problems. One is the defrost cycle is not working properly this is usually indicated by a large amount of frost on the back freezer panel. If so, the circuit will have to be repaired and the evaperator thawed to remove the ice build up. The other is the fresh food damper is not working properly this is behind the "lump" in the back of the fridge compartment above the top shelf, remove the louver panel to see if it is open or closed. closed will be warm open should be cold. The water dispenser reservoir is probably frozen due to poor air circulation.
Posted on Mar 11, 2007
Sound like the compressor is having trouble starting. You can purchase a RCO810 to assist the compressor's start winding. If the unit is under 5yrs there should be some warranty (no electrical parts) left in the compressor. It will need to be replaced.
Posted on Oct 16, 2007
SOURCE: Ice maker not making ice
Chances are it will be best to replace the ice maker but give me your complete model # from the sticker inside the fridge. Also, make sure the fill tube to the ice maker isn't frozen up. There should be a 3 digit # in front of the 52554100.
Posted on Oct 18, 2007
If you are sure the fan in the freezer is running and you don't feel any air flow out of the top middle vent inside the fridge section, then the damper motor must be bad. The damper motor is behind that vent cover inside the fridge section.
Posted on Nov 16, 2007
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